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Limon Name Meaning

Spanish (Limón): from limón ‘lemon’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of the fruit. This surname is most common in Mexico. French: habitational name from any of several places called Limon from limon ‘silt’. Turkish: ornamental name nickname or metonymic occupational name from limon ‘lemon’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ligon, Simon, Lion, Lamon, Lemon, Picon, Lison, Simeon, Miron, Lozon

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Where is the Limon family from?

You can see how Limon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Limon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Limon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 27 Limon families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 18% of all the recorded Limon's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Limon families in 1891.
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What did your Limon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Limon. 93% of Limon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Limon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Limon. For the veterans among your Limon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Limon lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Limon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Limon in 1942 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

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